Software Quality Engineer at Ignition Advice

Full-Time, Engineering, North Sydney, New South Wales sydney engineering full-time
Posted 4 days ago

Quality Engineer

Who are we? We are Ignition Advice.

Our technology caters for direct-to-customer, adviser initiated, and adviser assisted financial advice capabilities. Reduced distributions costs, digitally serving, compliance at the core. 

Our Mission: Helping customers make better financial decisions.

Our Goal: Ignition helps financial institutions attract, retain, and service consumers digitally. Our advice technology assists new and existing customers make better financial decisions compliantly and digitally.

We are seeking multiple experienced mid to senior Software Test Engineers to join our leading, global digital advice company. We are looking for candidates that are able to work remotely within Australia.

Building a high quality platform is critical to our growth and a key enabler for maintaining the trust with our customers. You’ll be working closely with our teams globally to ensure that we build quality into everything we do

You’ll be a part of an energetic and fast-moving global team to develop a rich, stable and engaging product built with .NET and Vue.js, hosted in AWS. You’ll be a key member of a small, cross-functional agile team with a strong focus on issue prevention over detection and prioritising your time effectively on exploratory and risk based testing.

Our platform will present interesting challenges with regards to test strategy. You’ll be helping identify how and where to test a configurable platform that underpins our clients advice journeys. You’ll use your knowledge of automated testing to both drive and encourage using the right automated testing approach at the right layer.

What you will be doing

  • Work closely with product owners and software engineers to identify acceptance criteria and edge cases for user stories
  • Drive best-practice in test automation, evolving our current automation tests and ensuring a good balance of unit, end-to-end and integration tests
  • Use exploratory and risk-based manual testing techniques to ensure that we ship quality software
  • Evolve the quality practices of the team to continually increase quality and productivity
  • Write, review and execute comprehensive test cases, test data and test plans against defined Test Strategies
  • Write automated tests in Cypress and Postman
  • Work with dev-ops team to maintain automated tests as an integral part of the CI/CD pipeline 

Personal Attributes

  • Proactivity in driving a quality mindset throughout the product lifecycle
  • Strong desire to learn and continually improve
  • Be flexible to work in an agile and fast paced environment
  • Share experience and knowledge with colleagues, enabling others to learn and grow.
  • Provide assistance and support to team members
  • Embrace change, and responsibility
  • General problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Time management and prioritisation skills essential
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present complex reports, to senior management

What you need

  • Good experience in test automation with an understanding of modern automation concepts like the testing pyramid
  • Good knowledge of common web and application architectures and how to test them
  • Experience working in a quality role in an agile environment
  • Experience with modern testing frameworks such as Cypress and Postman
  • Experience working with browser DevTools and Git based version control

Advantage to have 

  • Experience of continuous delivery practices
  • Experience in a financial services or advice technology is desirable

Some of Our Benefits Include:

  • The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary package
  • Staff Referral Program
  • Reward and Recognition in being a part of scaling an international SaaS based business at the frontier of Financial Technology solutions for large enterprise

But most importantly will be an integral and important part of the organisation and make a real positive impact in delivering innovative, cutting edge and quality services to our exceptional clients.

Join us today and be part of something big and exciting!

Ignition Advice is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Please note this is a permanent full time role and all candidates must have full working rights in Australia as Ignition are not in a position to sponsor visas for this role.

No Agencies Please.

If you would like to find out more about us or would like to have a chat, please contact our team at [email protected]